Shoji Hamada Small lidded jar, Salt glaze
Shoji Hamada 浜田 庄司
1894 Born in Kawasaki, Kanagawa prefecture.
1916 Graduated from Tokyo Insitute of Technology.
Entered Kyoto Ceramic Experimental Station.
1920 Visited England invited by Bernard Leach.
1924 Stayed in Okinawa and Kyoto after coming back in Japan.
1926 Began Mingei movement with Soetsu Yanagi and Kanjiro Kawai.
1931 Built ascending kiln in Mashiko, Tochigi prefecture.
1955 Designated as a Living National Treasure.
1968 Awarded an Order of Cultural Merit
1978 Passed away at the age of 84.
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